Rays apologize for mascot photo
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- The Tampa Bay Rays apologized for what the team described as a lapse in judgment by a club mascot photographed holding an "inappropriate sign" making reference to Steve Irwin, a popular television personality and wildlife expert who died in 2006 after being attacked by a stingray.
The furry mascot known as Raymond was handed a "Rays To Do List" by a fan during Wednesday night's game against Baltimore. The sign had "1. Steve Irwin" crossed off" and listed the World ...
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